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Opetur - Maria Grazia Battaglia

Of Journeys and Visions: Interview with the New President of Opetur on the Future of Dominican Tourism

The president of Opetur began her career in tourism after studying at the University of Bologna. She worked internationally and witnessed the growth of Dominican tourism with Colonial Tours. Her vision for Opetur is to strengthen the recognition of tour operators and address post-pandemic challenges. She highlights the beauty and diverse tourism of the Dominican Republic and advocates for collaboration and resilience in the sector.
OPETUR -Unity and Values: The Dominican Success Formula

Unity and Values: The Dominican Success Formula

The Dominican Republic, a shimmering jewel of the Caribbean, has the potential to shine even brighter on the global tourism scene. But, what's the secret to achieving this? The answer lies in an integrated value chain, where both the public and private sectors converge to maximize the country's appeal.
Horses in Dominican Republic

Featured Destination: Puerto Plata – Discover Unique Agri-Tourism Experiences in This Region

Explore Puerto Plata's unique agri-tourism experiences, including coffee plantations, cocoa farms, sustainable farming practices, farm stays, and the region's commitment to preserving its natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage and gastronomic delights of this captivating destination.

Exploring Agri-Tourism in the Dominican Republic: A Journey through Vibrant Landscapes and Culinary Delights

Learn about sustainable practices, culinary delights, and cultural immersion. Plan your agri-tourism adventure in the Dominican Republic today!
Cayacoa - Samana - Dominican Republic

Secret Art of the Perfect Beach Day in the Dominican Republic

Paradise found! Explore the Dominican Republic's top beaches and indulge in thrilling water sports. Pack smart, stay hydrated, and respect local customs to contribute to preserving these breathtaking beaches for future generations.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

A Taste of the Dominican Republic: Discover Culture and History with Opetur

Discover the vibrant culture & rich history of the Dominican Republic with Opetur! 🇩🇴💃🕺🌴 Experience iconic landmarks, music, dance, and cuisine.
Andres Stolk - Coffee farm DR

The World Renowned Coffee and Cocoa of the Dominican Republic

Discover the finest coffee & cocoa in the Dominican Republic! Explore coffee & cocoa tours to indulge in a unique taste experience 🍫☕️
Carnaval - Dominican Republic

Savoring the Flavors and Festivities of the Dominican Republic: Carnaval and Holy Week

Discover the vibrant culture and flavors of the Dominican Republic through the iconic festivals of Carnaval and Semana Santa. Savor the feast of life!
Dominican Art

Art & Literature of the Dominican Republic: A Journey through Creativity and Passion

The Dominican Republic's unique blend of African, European, and native Taino influences have given birth to a rich and diverse artistic and literary scene. From Osiris Gómez's social commentary paintings to Pedro Mir's poetry, the country's creative output is both beautiful and powerful. The fusion of art and literature is a common theme, with Yoryi Morel's illustrations and Ramón Oviedo's paintings combining the two fields. Today's contemporary scene is full of surprises, with Tony Capellán's urban art and Rita Indiana's raw, politically charged writing.
Zona Colonial - Santo Domingo

Exploring the Historical City of Santo Domingo and Its Colonial Architecture

Santo Domingo, baby! The birthplace of the New World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that'll knock your socks off with its colonial architecture. Get lost in the charm of the Colonial Zone, the OG part of town, but don't sleep on Gazcue and the Malecon - they've got plenty of flavor and sights to satisfy your hunger for adventure.
Opetur - 27 de febrero

Dominican Republic Independence Day: Triumph of Freedom and Courage

On February 27th, the Dominican Republic celebrates its independence. Read about the significance of this day and the struggles that led to its triumph.
Romance in Dominican Republic

Happy Valentine’s Day, lovers of the world!

Discover the romance of the Dominican Republic with Opetur, the Association of Receptive Tour Operators. From destination weddings to honeymoons and romantic getaways, our country is the perfect backdrop for your next love story.
Opetur - Golf in Dominican Republic

5 Great Golf Courses in the Dominican Republic and Why Golf is Awesome

Discover why golf is an awesome sport and 5 must-visit golf courses in the Dominican Republic. From world-class courses designed by legendary architects to breathtaking views and challenging holes, this article has it all.
St George Shipwreck - Dominican Republic

Explore the Fascinating Shipwrecks of the Bay of Samana in the Dominican Republic

Are you an adventurous scuba diver looking for a new underwater experience? Look no further than the shipwrecks of the Bay of Samana in the Dominican Republic.
Experience the Best of Ecotourism in Barahona, Dominican Republic

Experience the Best of Ecotourism in Barahona: Why This Dominican Republic Destination Should Be Your Next Vacation Spot

Barahona, located in the southwestern region of the Dominican Republic, is a hidden gem that is often overlooked by tourists. But for those who make the journey, they are rewarded with a diverse array of experiences that are sure to create unforgettable memories.
Windsurfing in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Cabarete: Windsurfing Mecca of the Caribbean

Cabarete, located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, is a true adventurer's paradise. Known for its world-class windsurfing and kitesurfing, this small coastal town is the perfect destination for thrill-seekers looking to push their limits on the water.
Opetur - whale watching

Whale Watching Season in Dominican Republic has arrived!

The Dominican Republic welcomes the majestic humpback whales from January to March of each year. The perfect time to plan your trip and engage with nature at it's purest.
Año Nuevo en República Dominicana

New Year’s Eve in Dominican Republic

Many people like to ring in the New Year in the Dominican Republic, but they may not know what kind of activities to do there. The country has plenty of options for those looking for fun things to do on New Year's Eve.